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Phil   Link to this

The gate is marked on this 18th century map, between Ludgate Hill and Ludgate Street: http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

Terry F   Link to this

View of Ludgate before its demolition in 1760 with text on its history. © City of London http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/collage/app?...

Bill   Link to this

Ludgate, one of the four ancient gates of the City, taken down November 1760, at the solicitation of the inhabitants of Farringdon Within and Farringdon Without . It stood immediately west of the church of St. Martin, Ludgate, between the church and the London Coffee-house. It is a popular notion that Ludgate takes its name from the mythical King Lud, by whom it was built sixty-six years before the birth of Christ . Dr. Edwin Freshfield supposes it to be derived from the word lode, a cut or drain into a larger stream.
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

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